PrEP: Protection against HIV in a pill?
If you engage in a lifestyle that is high risk, or you have a partner who is HIV+, it may be a good idea to seek out the PrEP pill which can help your body prevent the development of an HIV infection.
PrEP is made up of two medications called tenofovir and emtricitabine, and they have the ability to halt the virus in its tracks so that it does not develop into a further infection throughout the body.
- This particular pill is very accommodating due to the fact that it can be taken with or without food.
- If you choose to only use protection minimally, it may be a good idea to invest in this medication.
- If you have used stimulants within the past six months, utilizing PrEP can be a good safety measure.
“PrEP is a combination of two antiretroviral medications, tenofovir and emtricitabine, that, if taken every day, can now prevent HIV. The pill (Truvada) is FDA approved.”
Remember that you should never take any medication without consulting with your doctor, always discuss and take his permission before starting.